Episode Summary:

The world has thrown a lot at us the last few years. Between the pandemic, economy, and war around the world, many are shaken, worried, or scared. But Christians don’t have to succumb to these same feelings. When the pandemic first hit, people around the world were rocked. That’s when I had to choose to reflect on what I know to be true about Him. These truths change everything for believers. Join me with Kathy Howard for how to keep trusting God in difficult times.

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Quotables from the episode:

  • God is all-powerful and in control. Nothing surprises Him and nothing has entered their lives that He did not allow.
  • God sees you. God cares about every detail of your lives. God is working even if you don’t see it. And in the meantime, God is always present with you.
  • Spend even just 5 minutes brainstorming the implications of one truth about God. For instance, if God is all-powerful, what does that mean for your life? For your family? For the world?
  • The author of the Bible is the only author who sits with us when we read his book!
  • To keep trusting God in difficult times, we have to know God. We get to know him by being in his word.
  • The Bible is not primarily about us—it’s about God, and understanding who He is.
  • Difficulties remind us of our need for God.
  • Fiery trials refine our faith.

 

Scripture References:

  • Psalm 1:1-3 ESV Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked,
    nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers; but his delight is in the law of the Lord, and on his law he meditates day and night. He is like a tree planted by streams of water that yields its fruit in its season, and its leaf does not wither. In all that he does, he prospers.
  • 2 Timothy 3:16-17 ESV All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of God may be complete, equipped for every good work.
  • Jeremiah 32:17 NIV Ah, Sovereign Lord, you have made the heavens and the earth by your great power and outstretched arm. Nothing is too hard for you.

 

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Guest:

Kathy Howard, authorKathy Howard is a treasure hunter who searches for the creamiest chocolate, richest coffee, and cherished stories of faith. She also digs deep into Scripture, mining God’s eternal truths. Kathy has a Masters in Christian Education and has taught the Bible for more than 30 years in a wide variety of venues. Kathy is the award-winning author of 12 books, including “Heirloom” and the “meaty” devotional series “Deep Rooted.” Kathy and her husband, who live in north Texas, have three married children, six grandchildren, and one accidental dog. Find free discipleship resources at www.KathyHoward.org.

 

 

 

Hosted By: Dr. Michelle Bengtson
Audio Technical Support: Bryce Bengtson

 

Between the pandemic, economy, and war around the world, many are shaken, worried, or scared. But, what we know to be true about God changes everything for believers. Join me with Kathy Howard for how to keep trusting God in difficult times. As a Bible teacher for more than 30 years, Kathy shares tips on how we trust God by getting to know Him through His word.

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